• BeagleBone Black and TI LightCrafter for Your Pocket-Sized Projector

    Remember when projectors were so big they came in suitcases? This pico-projector is so small it sits neatly on top of a pocket-sized computer: Texas Instrument’s (TI) DLP LightCrafter Display 2000 EVM slots into the tiny BeagleBone Black...

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  • LIFT BIT: the connected sofa

      Design and technology in a perfect marriage: applying the DUST network for internet enabled control of an innovative modular sofa that can be adjusted at will, thanks to an electronic section prototyped with SmartEverything.   In...

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  • The Tactigon Open Board Awaits Your Code!

    The Tactigon is the perfect link between humans or objects and the digital world, with its IMU 3D features, environmental sensors and Bluetooth 4.0 technology. It  is a unique platform, programmable with Arduino IDE and expandable with GPS, LoRa or SIGFOX...

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  • Seeeduino or Arduino?

    Seeed has recently updated its open source development board Seeeduino V4 into a V4.2 model with shrunken price tag — just under $7 — for what’s essentially a full-sized Arduino Uno clone with a superset of the Uno’s expansion capabilities....

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  • Rolling Material Monitoring based on the Simatic IOT2020

    This project recently won the Hackster community design contest based on the SIMATIC IOT2020 industrial IoT gateway. The contest was aimed at engineers, makers and students and challenged them to come up with innovative applications and solutions based...

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  • Mouser Now Offers The Powerful Open Source UDOO x86 SBC

    We spoke about the UDOO Kickstarter campaign just over a year ago. From this month, the  powerful x86 single board computers are available on Mouser.com. The open source X86 combines the power of a PC with prototyping...

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  • FlytBase Cloud: Internet of Drones Platform

    While drones are commonly included in discussions about the Internet of Things (IoT), FlytBase says that developing communication protocols for drones is different than other elements of IoT. “Drones, are deployed in smaller fleets, have large lithium-based...

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  • Microsoft open sourced Visual Studio Code Extension for Arduino

    Microsoft, which has the biggest contributor community on GitHub, has launched the MIT-licensed code across the open source platform to enable developers to leverage Arduino hardware specifically for IoT projects and applications. Zhidi Shang – R&D and...

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  • Intel Takes a Step Back In The Internet-of-things

    A few weeks ago,  Intel has quietly discontinued its three SBC boards, the Joule, Edison and Galileo. To summarise the hardware, Edison was to be the platform for wearable manufacturers to use, Galileo went after the famous Raspberry Pi’s low-cost...

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  • Ubuntu Core OS is now available for Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3

    Engineered as a micro-version of the Raspberry Pi 3 SBC, the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3) device was announced back in January to provide a general-purpose, cost-efficient and more simple single-board computer that can be easily slotted in...

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  • Linux Foundation launches the Open-source EdgeX Foundry for IoT standardisation

    Security is the Achilles heel of the Internet of Things, according to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols on ZDNet. The lack of common IoT development standards is part of this problem. This is why the Linux Foundation, along with 50...

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  • Python for Professional IoT Development is now reality with Zerynth

    Zerynth just launched Zerynth Studio PRO. The professional version of the software stack for developing IoT solutions in Python language includes industrial-grade features like: firmware Over-The- Air updates; power Saving; possibility to select the RTOS; from 50 to infinite...

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  • How to turn your Orange Pi 2G-IoT into a Cell Phone

    Few months ago we spoke about the Orange Pi 2g-IoT, a low cost ARM Linux board with 2G, and WiFi & Bluetooth connectivity, basically with the guts of a smartphone minus the display and battery. Shenzhen Xunlong...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • UP Core: full Windows10 and Android for the latest Raspberry Pi rival

    The UP Core is a single-board computer that will run a range of operating systems, including ubilinux (Debian), Ubuntu and Yocto, and seemingly offers better performance than the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. However, that additional power...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • HealthyPi v3 – The Open Source Vital Sign Monitoring HAT for Raspberry Pi

    HealthyPi is the first fully open-source, full-featured vital sign monitor. Using the Raspberry Pi as its computing and display platform, the HealthyPi add-on HAT turns the Raspberry Pi into a vital sign monitoring system. The simple, highly...

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  • Open-Q™ 212 Single Board Computer for your IoT Device

    Intrinsyc’s Open-Q™ 212 SBC is a full-featured, production-ready, low-cost IoT computer based on a powerful quad-core ARM Cortex A7 (32-bit) 1.267GHz processor, with integrated GPU and DSP. The SBC supports an LCD display up to 720p, HDMI...

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  • SiFive Coreplex IP designs have become the leader for RISC-V cores

    The RISC-V open-source architecture, created by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2010, is open to all who want to use it. The RISC-V design can be modified for PCs, servers, smartphones, wearables, and other devices....

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  • New Arduino IoT development board unveiled: MKRFOX1200

    This new IoT development board, which measures just 67 x 25mm in size, provides Makers with a low-cost solution for adding Sigfox connectivity to their DIY projects. The MKRFOX1200 takes the functionality of the Zero, throws in Sigfox’s global...

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